Copenhagen Airport installs Smiths units for security screening

Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 @ 5:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection announced Thursday that the Copenhagen Airport has installed 18 of the company's eqo millimeter-wave units to meet European Union regulatory standards.
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Bavarian Nordic awarded $9 million Janssen contract

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

BARDA funds will be used to further develop possible Ebola vaccine boost regimen
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ASM announces $20 million diagnostic competition

Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 @ 11:17am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chair of the American Society for Microbiology's (ASM) Public and Scientific Affair Board Ronald Atlas announced Friday that there will be a prize competition for diagnostics for antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
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FDA accepts Theravance Biopharma sNDA on Vibativ

Friday, Sep 11, 2015 @ 6:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. said Thursday that the the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for its drug Vibativ ( telavancin) to expand its label to include treatment of Staphylococcus aureus.
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National Academies releases study on Bluegrass facility

Friday, Sep 11, 2015 @ 11:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA) announced Wednesday that the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have released their study on the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant.
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Vaxin changes name to Altimmune

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 @ 5:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Vaxin, Inc., a clinical stage immunotherapy and vaccine company, recently announced its decision to change its corporate name, to Altimmune, Inc.
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TP-271 approved for expedited review process

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track designations to Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s TP-271 antibiotic candidate, the company announced Thursday.
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Scientist find potential in old therapuetic against Ebola, anthrax

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Amodiaquine found to work as a blocking mechanism for broad range of pathogens
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Rockwell Collins unveils ARINC UrgentLink

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 @ 5:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rockwell Collins released the ARINC UrgentLink communication network system earlier this week.
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Emergent receives therapeutic supply contract from CDC

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 4:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions has received a $44 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to supply Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous (VIGIV) therapeutic treatments, the company announced Thursday.
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Emergent to spin off oncological and hematological therapeutics development

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 @ 3:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. announced on Thursday that it intends to spin off a portion of the company into a separate publicly traded company. The new company will largely focus on oncological and hematological therapeutics development. Emergent will retain products and development programs specifically for the biological defense markets.
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Emergent announces launch of Emergard military-grade auto-injector

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 @ 2:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions has launched a military-grade auto-injection device, Emergard, which is able to manage self-injections of antidotes and other countermeasures against chemical and related threats, the company announced on Monday.
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Emergent awarded $19.7 million Barda contract

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 @ 7:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Company will develop monoclonal antibodies of Ebola
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Frederick County to receive federal funding for dual-band radios

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 @ 6:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Maryland's U.S. senators and congressmen said Wednesday that the Frederick County Division of Fire and Services will receive $575,000 in federal funding.   This funding is being made available through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) of the Department of Homeland Security.
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Keolis supports international police and firefighting games

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 @ 3:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Keolis announced its support for those competing in the World Police and Fire Games 2015 on Monday.
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Canada adds another layer to ebola preparedness

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 @ 10:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Government signs deal with Mapp Biopharmaceutical for ZMapp production
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Conklin, Harris selected as MRIGlobal vice presidents

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 @ 3:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Promotions mark new era in leadership at MRIGlobal.
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PositiveID’s handheld device makes rapid biological testing user-friendly

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 @ 5:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corp. is developing a device that’s poised to revolutionize the growing sector within medical equipment known as molecular diagnostics and testing equipment, a multi-billion-dollar market focused on real-time or quantitative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) pathogen detection.
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Heat stabilizers can inactivate pathogens, study says

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 @ 3:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) stated in an article in BMC Microbiology that heat stabilization is capable of inactivating certain pathogens, they announced Tuesday.
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Mikulski calls for investigation on anthrax shipments

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 @ 7:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In a letter last week, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) urged the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a thorough investigation into the accidental shipments of live anthrax spores.
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